meeting with all kinds of phone leaders. he has been a personal envoy for president obama. in fact, there were many times when he started carrying out the personally diplomacy on with of the president with karzai, the president of afghanistan, and karzai preferred it deal with john kerry than to dealing with the official ambassador there. he has a lot of credibility, a lot of contacts, and, obviously, the confidence of the president. >>gregg: he urge add in fly zone with john mccain in libya which you expect him to push more aggressive foreign policy? >>chris: some suggested, some conservatives suggested maybe we should not have opposed susan rice because she could be more of an intervention secretary of state than john kerry will be. kerry, of course, having his positions, i guess, most famously, being for the iraq war before he was against it.